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Chris Conway is a multi-talented American singer and musician based in Leicester. Chris can provide solo cocktail piano and/or vocals and also work with saxophone or guitar to make a duo.
Jazz piano adds a touch of mellow sophistication to any occasion, be it a meal, social gathering, cocktail party, function or conference. With Chris Conway you are in safe hands – 20 years a professional – he has the knack of knowing what is right for any situation and providing the perfect warm ambiance to suit.
Alternating his wonderful swinging piano with his warm soulful voice he plays and sings jazz classics such as Summertime, Girl From Ipanema, My Baby Just Cares For Me, Moon River, and cool modern jazz standards by the likes of Miles Davis and Pharaoh Sanders. If the party kicks up a bit, Chris can go into some Ray Charles hits (Hit The Road Jack, Unchain My Heart) or some blues, Van Morrison or 60s pop like The Beatles, The Mamas & The Papas and even the Beach Boys.
Chris can either play a supplied piano, or bring his realistic sounding electric piano which has the advantage that Chris can play a bass sound with his left hand making for a great full sound. This is no backing track or machine – he really can play jazz bass notes with his left hand while soloing piano with his right and singing at the same time - amazing!
For a fuller jazz experience, Chris can be booked together with a sax player or guitarist. Chris regularly works with saxophonists Andy Nicholls and David Graham.
Jazz - Classic
Girl From Ipanema
My Baby Just Cares For Me
I Only Have Eyes For You
As Time Goes By
Don't Get Around Much Any More
Unchain My Heart
Hit The Road Jack
Hallelujah I Love Her So
Don't Set Me Free
I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
The Creator Has A Master Plan
Fly Me To The Moon
I Put A Spell On You
The Water Is Wide
Close Your Eyes
What A Wonderful World
Over My Shoulder
Is You Is Or Is You Aint My Baby?
Bring Me Sunshine
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
Let There Be Love
It Had To Be You
If I Had A Hammer
Walk On By
The Look Of Love
Make Your Own Kind Of Music
It's Getting Better
God Only Knows
Help Me Rhonda
I'm A Believer
Can't Buy Me Love
Going Out Of My Head
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?
Why Do Fools Fall In Love
The Hammer Song
Me and Mrs Jones
The In Crowd
Black Magic Woman
She's Not There
Tears On My Pillow
Wonderful World (Sam Cooke)
Let The Music Play
Stop Look, Listen
I Wish I Knew What It Was To Be Free (Film '85)
What Wonderful World
The Odd Couple
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
The Way You Look Tonight
Witchi Tai To
The Very Thought Of You
Mack The Knife
Spread A Little Happiness
Lullaby of Birdland
Night And Day
Guys & Dolls
The Great Pretender
How completely perfect it was to arrive back from the church, be handed a glass of fizz, and then feel completely sheltered and cocooned from the storm, and listen to your wonderful jazz!
It set the tone for the day so perfectly, helped to make everyone feel relaxed and happy, and get us all in the mood for what went on to become a truly magical day!
Many, many thanks indeed to you both! We were so glad to have you with us, and enjoyed your beautiful music very much indeed. I hope to hear you again sometime...superb!
Paul & Ali Grist - Wedding - 27 Aug 2016
A truly wonderful musician, creating the perfect ambience for my 'big birthday' luncheon.
Paul Boggust - Private Event - 27 Oct 2011
Just a quick note to pass on our thanks to Chris and Andy. They were fantastic and we really enjoyed having them as part of our day.
David Black - 15 Sep 2011
We have no hesitation in recommending Chris Conway. As well as being an exceptional musician, he was thoroughly professional and a true gentleman. He managed to find the perfect balance of songs to compliment the atmosphere of our wedding breakfast, whilst not overwhelming or upsetting the ambience. He played several of our requests which we were delighted about and many of our guests commented on how well the music fitted in with the atmosphere. Chris will be the first name we think of if we need a musician for any other events.
Tabreez & Caroline Ahmed - Wedding - 10 Aug 2011
Thanks for arranging the booking for Chris Conway and Roger Wilson for my mother’s wake at the White Lion. They played beautifully, people really enjoyed the music, and it created a cheerful atmosphere that my mother would have loved.
Anni Wakerley - 6 Feb 2011
Name: Chris Conway
Main Category: Piano with Vocals
Other Categories: Background Music, Jazz Musicians, Jazz Singers, Live Music, Musicians, Singers, Wedding Music
Solo Singer/Pianist (default): Male Vocals/Piano
Duo with Sax: Male Vocals/Piano, Saxophone
Standard Set Times: 2 x 50 minute sets
Set Up Time: 0hrs 45 mins
Space Required (w x d):
Solo Singer/Pianist (default): 3.0m x 2.0m
Duo with Sax: 3.0m x 2.0m
2 x 50 minute sets
Location: This Artist is based in Leicester View Other Piano with Vocals in Leicester
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